Officials fail to secure Reyhanlı bombing site

Security at the site of the deadly terrorist attack in Reyhanlı remained lax hours after the event, while officials confess to incompetence and negligence.

 

Number of Women on Police Protection Skyrockets in Turkey

Following the implementation of “Family Protection and Prevention of Violence Against Women” Act in March 2012, the number of women who requested and benefited from police protection rose by 36 percent averagely per month

 

Civilian service eyed for conscientious objectors

A sub-commission of a panel working to draft a new Constitution offers civilian service as an alternative to compulsory military service, but fails to recognize conscientious objection.

 

 

Media freedom in Turkey: The fairest take

Last week, I wrote in this column that under the ?Islamist? AKP, Turkey is ?moving in the right direction?



Police use tear gas on students protesting government in the aftermath of Reyhanlı blasts

Dozens of demonstrators who gathered to protest the government?s Syria policy in the wake of the weekend?s twin attacks were raided by security forces armed with tear gas

 

Reactions pour in, officials ease restrictive alcohol bill

As the backlash to the recently proposed alcohol ban continues to grow…

 

History books will be revised: Turkish education minister

Discriminatory statements in history textbooks will be removed, Education Minister Nabi Avcı has said, adding that the Board of Education and Discipline is working on a revision.

 

Greek foundation to get back EU Ministry office

The Foundations Directorate General decided to return the historical Ayia Foka Greek Elementary School.

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